Federal Assistance for Food Insecurity

The U.S. Department of Agriculture offers a nationwide program to help people who are struggling with food insecurity. The national name for the program is Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP). In Michigan, the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services oversees SNAP.

How to Shop the Maize & Blue Cupboard

Watch and learn about all of the different items that the Maize & Blue Cupboard regularly has in stock! Our selection ranges from personal care items to fresh produce, frozen meat, canned goods, and more. To shop, all you’ll need is your MCard and a face mask.

How to Help Fight Food Insecurity on Campus

Maize and Blue Cupboard (MBC) volunteers describe what a typical day looks like at MBC. Learn what it’s like to organize the cupboard, and also load up on tips and tricks like how to unload items, work safely in the freezer section and more!

Maize and Blue Cupboard Providing More Than Food to U-M Students

Maize and Blue Cupboard is dedicated to addressing food insecurity for U-M students on campus, yet our plans are just in the beginning stages. Learn how we’re hoping to grow our offerings to include cooking and nutrition classes, food tastings and partnerships with other units on campus.